Alex Frishberg Addresses Law Society Trade Mission of England and Wales

April 27, 2009

On April 27, 2009, Alex Frishberg addressed the Law Society trade mission of England and Wales, which took place at the British Embassy in Ukraine. The meeting was opened by the British Ambassador, Mr. Leigh Turner, who described the current political and economic climate.

Mr. Frishberg discussed legal and practical methods of doing business in Ukraine in today’s turbulent economic times. “It is very encouraging to see foreign lawyers taking interest in Ukraine despite the financial crisis,” Mr. Frishberg commented on the event, “I am sure they will be back in Ukraine in the next year or two, and this time with clients.”

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Article: “Cutting Labor Costs”

March 17, 2009

The global economic crisis has dealt a severe blow to the foreign business community in Kiev. As a result, most companies are taking radical anti-crisis measures in order to survive. And cutting labor costs is at the top of everyone's list. To give you a clear picture we have prepared an article describing the various methods of cutting labor costs that are currently employed in Ukraine.

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Alex Frishberg Participates in the Roundtable Discussion with the Minister of Agriculture of Sweden

March 5, 2009

On March 5, 2009, Alex Frishberg participated in a Roundtable Discussion during the official visit to Ukraine of the Minister of Agriculture of Sweden, Mr. Eskil Erlandsson. The event was organized by the Swedish Trade Council.

The participants of the Roundtable Discussion analyzed the current state of the agricultural sector of Ukraine, described their projects and presented prognoses concerning future development. In that context Mr. Frishberg outlined various legal methods employed in agricultural projects amidst political and economic turbulence.

Other guests included Swedish and Ukrainian experts working in the agricultural sector of Ukraine, such as Mr. Leonid Kozachenko from the Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation, Ms. Katre Saard from the Alpcot Agro AB, Mrs. Sofia Carlsson from the Ministry of Agriculture of Sweden and the Ambassador of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Gullgren.

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Alex Frishberg Delivers a Presentation at the Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine

February 10, 2009

On February 10, 2009, Alex Frishberg delivered a legal presentation at the Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine before the Dutch trade mission members. The workshop familiarized representatives of the Dutch companies with the latest developments in Ukraine regarding the agrifood sector. Mr. Frishberg described the current legal issues on the topic and applicable methods for doing business in Ukraine during these difficult times. Other speakers included Mr. Robert in den Bosch from the Netherlands Embassy, Mr. Alex Lissitsa from the Association Ukrainian Agribusiness Club, Mr. Olexandr Guritsky from the Centre for Agricultural Technology Transfer and Mr. Andriy Balanyuk from the Tebodin Consultants & Engineers.

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Alex Frishberg Addresses Delegation of Scandinavian Automotive Suppliers

November 18, 2008

On November 18, 2008, Alex Frishberg addressed a Delegation of Scandinavian Automotive Suppliers which took place in the conference hall of the Opera Hotel under the auspices of the Swedish Trade Council.

Mr. Frishberg said that the current political and economic turbulence in Ukraine offers unique investment opportunities, much like the 1998 crisis did 10 years ago. Mr.Frishberg also described alternative methods for successfully doing business in Ukraine during these difficult times. Other speakers included Mr. Ulf Sor and Ms. Helen Gustafsson from the Embassy of Sweden, who provided a political update, as well as Ambassador of Sweden, Mr. John-Christer Ahlander.

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